The proposal for the automated upgrading of the B2-class motorbike license to the total B motorbike license remains to be below evaluation by the Malaysian transport ministry, mentioned transport minister Anthony Loke. The matter stays below dialogue throughout the ministry because of ‘varied viewpoints’, reported New Straits Instances.
“A call has not been made. Certainly, research have been carried out, nevertheless it’s nonetheless below additional dialogue as a result of the category B licence is for bigger bikes. We [the transport ministry] must assess to what extent these holding a category B2 licence are able to dealing with bigger bikes, which raises issues from varied events,” Loke mentioned.
President of the Malaysian Driving Institute Affiliation (PIMA) Mat Aris Bakar, beforehand mentioned this transfer might regress the nation’s automobile licensing system because it concerned the competency of a rider, New Straits Instances reported.
Proponents of highway security additionally known as on the transport ministry to review the proposal as includes the security of motorcyclists in addition to that of society, and the automated improve might lead to severe implications, in line with Alliance for Protected Neighborhood chairman Tan Sri Lee Lam Thye.
This computerized upgrading of motorbike licenses was proposed in August final 12 months, submitted by Superbikers Affiliation Malaysia (SAM) president Datuk Abdul Halim Sulaiman. This submission proposed that holders of the B2 motorbike licence with its 250 cc restrict, be upgraded to the total class B license after three years, on the situation the B2 licence holder doesn’t commit any severe visitors offences.
In November final 12 months, JPJ deputy director-general (Planning and Operations) Aedy Fadly Ramli was reported as saying that the B2-to-B license proposal was within the last levels of analysis, and the proposal was to be forwarded to move minister Anthony Loke and deputy prime minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi by the tip of 2023.
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